ACCA Audit and Accounts Graduate Trainee

Peterborough, Cambridgeshire (GB)
21 Jan 2022
21 Feb 2022
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Contract type
Full time

Reporting to the Audit and Accounts Manager, with appropriate guidance and support, you will:

· Draft working papers to support the preparation of accounts for sole traders and small limited companies, including:

  • Production of lead schedules to agree to accounts disclosures
  • Production and reconciliation of control accounts
  • Collation of appropriate evidence to support figures in the accounts
  • Drafting sole trader/company tax computations
  • Raising relevant and coherent queries to assist with supervisor/manager review


· Assist with audit field work (often attending clients’ premises) including:

  • Completing statutory sections of audit file
  • Making detailed system notes
  • Journal testing
  • Preparing trial balance and identifying errors in basic accounting
  • Income and expenses testing, payroll testing, stock testing
  • Bank and cash testing
  • Assisting in preparing comprehensive working papers


  • Work with different accounting software packages including Sage, Quickbooks, Xero
  • Learn double entry and bookkeeping skills
  • Communicating with clients
  • Support other departments within the firm as and when needed

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